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Director, Data Governance and Strategy in United Kingdom

Slice is the leading technology and marketing platform made exclusively for local pizzerias, making it super easy to order delicious, authentic local pizza anywhere, anytime. We serve the $45 billion U.S. pizzeria market in two ways: by providing a pizza-centric mobile and web ordering experience for consumers, and by empowering local restaurants with the technology, tools, and marketing to grow their business, while helping them compete with Big Pizza.

Job description

Can you imagine what a small mom and pop pizza shop could achieve with the resources of Domino’s?

Slice was born in 2010 and has quietly bootstrapped its way to building a network of more than 10,000 pizzerias nationwide. , our founder and CEO, started the company as a passion project to help his friends and family in the pizza business, but he quickly saw a massive opportunity to champion these small businesses by bringing their bites to the masses. Ilir has since built an amazing team of operators, marketers, technologists, and investors — all dedicated to making it easier for people to enjoy their favourite local pizza. Did you see we were recently ?

Yes, we have a pizza philosophy

We believe pizza is more than food — it's a slice of life. Across the country, pizza is made by people who care about craft, history, and culture. We created Slice to champion the small mom and pop pizzerias by connecting those proud makers with customers who are just as passionate about their pizza. We celebrate pizza as the ultimate shareable food that brings people together for more than just a bite. So whether you call it a pizza parlor, slice joint, or pizzeria, we're here to help you order authentic local pizza, connect to your community, and live your best Slice life.

We’re growing our family every day — so, if you’ve got a passion for local, authentic pizza and the drive to help share it with the world, we’d love to have you on the team!

What you will do:

Data Governance and Strategy

This is an exciting and brand new role here at Slice where you will create and grow the Data Strategy and Governance function right from the start! If you have led a successful career in Data Analytics, Data Science or Data governance and are ready to jump into something fresh and new, let’s talk! Other areas of the role will include:

  • Author and maintain the Slice data dictionary and catalog by setting the key company metric which will include defining how they are calculated and describing how they are stored.

  • Democratize data and make it accessible across all business verticals within Slice by defining the source of truth, assigning permissions and educating the broader organization on how to access the most important tables.

  • Own the company’s Looker instance by curating the LookML and certifying the company’s dashboards.

  • Work in partnership with Data Engineering and Data Science to prioritize what new information needs to flow into our Data Lake and Warehouse and in what sequence.

  • Develop, maintain and expand Alation which is the company’s chosen data governance platform.

  • Ensure and own data quality and reliability at the user level for business stakeholders (sales, marketing, finance, etc.)


  • Monitor and optimise performance of our Looker instance - (We can train you in Looker if you currently use another BI tool).

  • Build and maintain LookML models for the company.

  • Advise Looker Developers on best practices for data model design and visualisation.

  • Educate business functions on how to build reusable, reliable reporting.

  • Document Looker’s connections to ensure the highest level of transparency.

  • Map, monitor and collect company-wide dashboards to be viewed and used by business stakeholders.

Essential Criteria:

  • At least 8 years of work experience in a Data Science, Analytics, Governance or Strategy/Infrastructure role (or a mix of the above).

  • Exceptional ability to interact with and influence cross-functional stakeholders at very senior level (Director, VP, C-level).

  • Builder mentality: you thrive in an ambiguous environment where you can build your own path, rather than following existing ones.

  • Proficient knowledge of SQL.

  • Basic understanding of Python or any other programming language.

  • Proficient in a Business Intelligence platform such as Looker, Tableau or MicroStrategy.

  • You have a fun and positive approach to your work, and treat others well.

  • Excellent problem solving, analytical and organisational skills.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Redshift, AWS, Alation, Databricks, Github are all big pluses.


We operate like a startup, so being self-motivated, curious, and flexible is a good start. You prefer to come up with your own solutions to problems but are not afraid to ask for help. You enjoy making suggestions for how to improve our product and business, no matter the department. You’re the kind of person who roots for the underdog. And lastly, this job will probably be a lot easier if you have a soulmate-level love for authentic pizza.

Why Slice?

Join a community of best-in-class engineers who combine creativity, curious minds and a commitment to excellence with the desire and commitment to grow and build on the engineering skill base and community here in NI. Missing a few of the criteria but have worked in a pizza shop? Why not get in touch!


  • Industry Leading Salary

  • Strong Pension contribution

  • Health and Dental Care

  • Income and Death insurance

  • £750 a year to use for any self learning/education

  • Health and wellbeing benefits

  • Market leading Maternity and Paternity Scheme

  • Flexible working

  • Generous time off allowance and policies

  • Free Friday Pizza and Monday Breakfast

  • Fully stocked kitchen/snacks

  • Annual conference attendance and training/development budget

  • Substantial gym membership discount

How to apply?

We do not use agencies as we have a strong network of referrals, and also want you to have the best recruiting experience possible. A CV gives us a good idea of your background, we are interested in your latest work and projects. Education is great to see, but it's not overly important to us. If you have them, be sure to include links to any personal projects, blogs, contributions, or anything you want to add to your application.

My Pizza Slice Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and we value Diversity. We appreciate the differences in style and perspective as we believe it adds value to the organization, and we aim to recruit like-minded employees. We are also proud members of the Diversity Mark NI initiative as a Bronze Member.


Looker, Tableau, MicroStrategy, Business Intelligence, 1, Data Science, Data Analytics, Analytics

Extra information

Education Level
United Kingdom
Type of Contract
Full Time Jobs
Type of Job
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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